[CF-metadata] Trac forwarding to mailing list

Brian Eaton eaton at ucar.edu
Wed Oct 25 14:57:24 MDT 2017


Hi All,

An extra bit of info on this.  The trac and mailman lists are indeed
independent.  They are synchronized by hand.  As moderator of the
cf-metadata mailman list I keep a list of new subscriptions and removals
from the list and every now and then I forward that list to folks at
PCMDI.  So when someone subscribes to cf-metatdata they are eventually also
subscribed to the trac mail list, but there can be considerable lag in this
process.  At some point the plan is that the cf-metadata mailman list or
something to replace it will be implemented on the PCMDI end and that will
remove the need to keep two independent lists in synch.

Brian


On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 2:33 PM, Dave Allured - NOAA Affiliate <
dave.allured at noaa.gov> wrote:

> All,
>
> A couple people confirmed to me that Trac forwarding is currently working
> as intended.  Thanks Jeff and Karl.
>
> The tricky thing is that Trac messages bypass the Mailman process, so they
> don't go into the Mailman archive, or receive the Mailman footer lines.
>
> Sorry for the extra noise, but I am glad to get this confirmed.
>
> --Dave
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Dave Allured - NOAA Affiliate <
> dave.allured at noaa.gov> wrote:
>
>> Jonathan,
>>
>> Thanks for mentioning this.  It is difficult for the ticket creator to
>> confirm broadcast of a new ticket message.  I am not sure whether the new
>> ticket confirmation that I received was broadcast or a private reply, but I
>> notice that the Mailman list trailer is absent.  This indicates private
>> reply, but it could also be Gmail's duplication suppression playing tricks.
>>
>> As a test, did you receive the original Trac new ticket messages for
>> either #166 (Oct 1) or #167 (Oct 19)?  They would have the ticket number in
>> the subject line.
>>
>> The Mailman archive contains no trace of recent Trac messages, either new
>> tickets or added comments.  This suggests there is no forwarding, but there
>> could be another explanation.  Meanwhile, some of us conclude we should
>> independently send our own new ticket announcements.  It would be nice to
>> get clarification of how Trac forwarding currently works.
>>
>> --Dave
>>
>>
>> From: Jonathan Gregory <j.m.gregory at reading.ac.uk>
>> Date: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 6:40 AM
>> Subject: [CF-metadata] Use of valid_range etc. to indicate unsigned
>> integers
>> To: cf-metadata at cgd.ucar.edu
>>
>> Dear Dave
>>
>> > I did not realize that new tickets are
>> > not automatically sent to the CF general mailing list.
>>
>> They *should* be sent to everyone, if the system is working as intended.
>>
>> Best wishes
>>
>> Jonathan
>>
>
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